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COVID-19: Talent Nigerian team produces prototype ventilator showcases it in viral video

A team of Nigerian engineers has produced a prototype ventilator to help treat Covid-19 patients.

The head of the team, Tunde Okoya, said that they could produce 300 of the machine weekly.

Okoya added that they are happy to have made the country proud with their invention Nigerians are rising up against Covid-19 pandemic in their own various ways. A team of professionals has risen up to the challenge of ventilator scarcity.

According to the report, the team was able to create a prototypical ventilator in a week. The head of the team, Tunde Okoya, the managing director of Lange and Grant Commodities Limited, said it was in their response to the government’s call.

The call was made to challenge local manufacturers to find a lasting solution to the situation of ventilator shortage. “So we put together a technical committee and the result is what we see today.

We studied and captured heat values using our thermo-graphic camera. Values recorded are great and there hasn’t been any thermal runaway,” said Okoya spoke about the production process.

The team said it could produce 300 of the machine every week.Okoya said the company has always been motivated to save lives and that's what was behind the speed that went into creating the breathing machine.

The MD of the team of engineers said that mass production is the least problem, that once the prototype is okay, they could produce as much as 300 ventilators in a week. In his final words, he said the team of engineers is glad to make the nation proud with their skill.

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